Nazhat Taj-Schaal

Nazhat Taj-Schaal, MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 688-7150

About Me

I am board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics.

This means that I spend most of my time devoted to caring for whole families, across the age spectrum. I focus on preventive medicine, chronic disease management and coordination of care across the health system.

I’m most interested in quality improvement and improving the delivery of health care for everyone.

What I enjoy most about The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is working with colleagues in various specialties and providing care for whole families in one office.

I enjoy spending time with my two children and husband. I also like reading and spending time outdoors.


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2018
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Associate clinical professor, internal medicine
  • Associate division director of quality, General Internal Medicine
  • Medical student mentor

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training


Riley Childrens Hospital
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2004

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Pediatrics

My Departments

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


My Division

Pediatric General


328 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 4.9
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

86 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 04, 2018

Dr. Taj is awesome! She always gets back to me with answers to questions, shows concern when I am having issues with my health. I feel blessed to have her as my primary care physician!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2018

best doctor possible--outstanding in every respect--critical to my overall health

Reviewed on Nov 07, 2018

She is a wonderful, caring dr.

Reviewed on Nov 05, 2018

My Care Provider is excellent. As soon as I sent it a request for an appointment with a health issue, she immediately accommodated the time see me. I really appreciate that.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2018

DR. Taj Schaal is an outstanding physician. She is always prepared, an attentive listener, and thorough in her exam and diagnosis. I am grateful for her care.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2018

love my doctor

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2018

Dr. Taj-Schaal is consistently exceptional. She is the absolute best physician I have ever had. She is always attentive and engaged in improving my health. She is amazing.

Reviewed on Oct 05, 2018

Dr. Taj-Schaal is amazing

Reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

She cares about the wellness for all of my family as individuals but also as a family unit. I have complete confidence in her judgement.

Reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

the best...she listens to what's going on and then works with you for the best treatment plan. she's always very thorough and explains things that you understand.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Taj-Schaal has reported no relationships with companies or entities.